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2011-03-24 00:00:27

Michael Rozbruch, CEO of Tax Resolution Services, Co., urges consumers to get tax help in light of new funding directed at enforcement programs and 5,000 new hires. Encino, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 22, 2011 The Obama Administration's proposed 2012 budget includes a $1.13 billion increase in funding for the IRS. According to Reuters news service, about $460 million of the increase, which brings the total IRS budget to a whopping $13.3 billion, is slated for tax enforcement programs. The...

2011-01-25 00:02:21

With IRS enforcement reaching record levels this year, tax relief experts recommend putting that gym membership on hold and getting your financial house in order first. Encino, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) January 24, 2011 As people look to improve their overall health and well being in the coming year by making better choices and smarter decisions, one of the best resolutions you can make, according to tax resolution specialist Michael Rozbruch, involves exercising sound judgment when it comes to your...

2010-11-21 13:26:00

"MYTHS AND FACTS" REPORT LAYS OUT PRESIDENTIAL ECONOMICS SINCE TRUMAN AND THE FAILURE OF "TRICKLE DOWN" WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a report, "The Great Tax Debate - Myths and facts," printed and featured today in Truthout, one of the country's leading progressive news sources reaching 260,000 readers with one million web hits per month, former Clinton White House staff and House Government Operations Committee spokesman Robert Weiner debunks "the myth of tax...

2010-08-03 10:34:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Practising Law Institute (PLI), the nation's leading provider of continuing legal education, announces the release of the new Fourth Edition of the Internal Revenue Service Practice and Procedure Deskbook, which offers clear, comprehensive, and current coverage of the complex IRS practice and procedural rules that attorneys and accountants must deal with when representing clients before the IRS. Internal Revenue Service Practice and Procedure...

2010-04-23 09:32:00

Estimated He Owes More Than $18 Million in Federal Taxes WASHINGTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bill Melot, a resident of Hobbs, N.M., was convicted today of tax evasion, failure to file tax returns, making false statements to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and impeding the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) following a four day jury trial before Judge M. Christina Armijo in Albuquerque, N.M., the Justice Department, IRS and the USDA's Office of Inspector General...

2010-03-08 13:38:00

New Column to Provide Practice Perspectives for Practitioners FALLS CHURCH, Va., March 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tax Analysts' flagship publication, Tax Notes, the longtime industry standard for federal tax news, commentary, and analysis, introduced a new regular column today, The Tax Controversy & Litigation Report, written by contributor Charles P. Rettig. Effective client representation requires an understanding of the relevant facts, a detailed knowledge of the applicable tax...

2010-03-01 10:19:00

NORWALK, Conn., March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Affinion Security Center, a leading provider of identity theft protection, detection and resolution services, announced today the results of its annual tax and employment identity theft survey. The survey of 1,000 adults revealed that while consumer concern of tax and employment related identity theft is growing, an overall lack of education and awareness leaves a large percentage of the population at a risk for these growing trends in identity...

2010-02-23 15:27:00

No, not a "penalty", a "fee" or a "fine" - it is a tax - and it violates Obama's $250,000 tax pledge WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A close reading of President Obama's healthcare plan finds several terms to describe the tax Americans will pay if they choose not to purchase qualifying health insurance. These terms include "payment," "assessment," and "individual responsibility." This same tax has also variously been referred to as a "penalty," a "fee," or a "fine." In...

2010-01-06 12:44:00

Other 'Notables' Considered Include IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman and House Ways and Means Chairman Charles B. Rangel FALLS CHURCH, Va., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tax Notes, the weekly publication on federal taxation, announced its "2009 Tax Person of the Year" - a whistleblower from Swiss banking giant UBS whom it called "the Benedict Arnold of the private banking industry." (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060914/TALOGO) In this week's issue, Tax Notes cited...

2009-12-14 16:37:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Micheal Fisher, a former co-owner of Fisher Sand & Gravel Co. Inc. (FSG) based in Dickinson, N.D., was sentenced to 37 months in prison today by Judge Daniel L. Hovland in Bismark, N.D., the Justice Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced. Judge Hovland also ordered Fisher to pay a $90,000 fine and to pay restitution of $308,069. On May 29, 2009, Fisher pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud the United States by impeding...


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